The largest of the Greek Dodecanese Islands, Rhodes attracts holidaymakers with its ancient culture, cosmopolitan capital city and expansive beaches. Clubbers flock to Faliraki and the island's epic open-air music venues, while families can enjoy traditional Greek seaside resorts and the old-meets-new charm of Lindos. Rhodes is a sunshine island packed with entertainment.
A subtropical climate and 300 days of sunshine a year mean most holidaymakers want to be near a beach and Rhodes has plenty. The mixture of sand and pebble shores and light winds are as popular with windsurfers as they are with families, and more than 25 sites have been awarded the Blue Flag for cleanliness.
After dark, Faliraki is the club destination of choice for those aged 18 to 30, while Rhodes Town has a cosmopolitan vibe with piano clubs, cocktail bars and traditional Greek tavernas.
Within easy reach of a fantastic golf course, and with a superb beach connected to Afandou village by miniature train, this little destination is an excellent venue for the entire family. A selection of wonderful restaurants, many with live music, and a lively arts and crafts scene complement Afandou's chilled out vibe.
Faliraki has a reputation as a fun and exciting resort. Sports' enthusiasts, sun worshippers and adventurous families can all enjoy a fantastic holiday here. Renowned for its brilliant climate and exciting nightlife, as well as its wide range of restaurants and shopping opportunities, Faliraki is the quintessential holiday resort .
Just 10 minutes' walk along the beach promenade from the capital of Rhodes Town, this purpose-built resort has everything you need to enjoy your holiday. Its two kilometres of beach is home to an array of watersports including waterskiing and windsurfing.
Get away from the crowds in this undiscovered traditional Greek village. Kalathos has a four kilometre stretch of beach – around 30 minutes' walk from one end to the other - and great restaurants and cafes in whitewashed Greek buildings. Enjoy browsing through the gift shops and having coffee in the cafes.
In this small resort check out one of Rhodes' most well-known attractions, the Italian-made hot springs. Afterwards enjoy walking along the beach or doing a bit of snorkelling in the green waters. For a little nightlife, its beachfront club can hold 4,500 people and has had visits from international DJs.
Superb holiday resort with beautiful long sandy beaches, excellent watersports activities, and restaurants. Explore the surrounding area to experience some of the beautiful wildlife and history of this part of Rhodes. Fantastic destination for families - and within easy reach of Lindos with its exciting nightclubs and vibrant attractions.
For a small resort there's plenty going on in Kolymbia. A 10-minute walk along the one-kilometre stretch of sandy beach takes in numerous restaurants and shops. Kolymbia's natural beauty cannot be matched, with its Seven Springs Oasis, Tsambika Mountain and incredible boat-trip opportunities.
This small, laid-back resort boasts a beautiful 10-kilometre stretch of beach - a half-hour walk from end to end - with excellent watersport facilities for the whole family. You can spend your holiday discovering the 15th century medieval castle or dining at some of the many local and international restaurants by the seaside.
This traditional Greek town is home to numerous historical buildings, whitewashed churches and authentic Greek restaurants all set in idyllic natural surroundings. Holidays here are spent lounging on the sandy beach, exploring the town's centre and sitting down to fantastic Greek meals.
A thriving little resort, Lindos is jam-packed with all your holiday essentials including two sandy beaches, fantastic historical structures and an exciting nightlife scene. You can spend your days walking along the narrow cobbled streets, exploring the town's late-night markets or tasting your way through its endless restaurants.
This small, quiet resort welcomes you to a relaxing getaway in an unspoilt location. With a sandy beach encircled with pine trees and accommodation set right on the waterfront, you'll be in your own little oasis. There are also dozens of beachside restaurants as well as fantastic water sport facilities.
Explore the stunning architecture, enjoy the brilliant shops, or simply sit in a local restaurant and absorb the wonderful atmosphere. Rhodes Town has a fantastic array of venues for both night and day entertainment. Nearby Elli beach is the place for sun worshippers. This destination will keep you happy for days.
Far from madding crowds, this is a great location to relax. Hotels are scattered along the seafront, which is dominated by a long stretch of beach. Lie back on your sunlounger or enjoy watersports such as banana-boat rides, snorkelling and paragliding. At the far end of the beach is a traditional fishing port.
Only a short distance from Rhodes Town, this traditional town mixes ancient and modern architecture seamlessly. The old town boasts crumbling monuments with the newer hotels juxtaposing. The beach offers fantastic crystalline water, while the friendly atmosphere in the Greek tavernas and cafes make it a pleasant holiday destination.
Trianda has a fantastic infrastructure offering restaurants, hotels and bars and great beach facilities. The shingle and pebble beach goes on for miles and given its northerly location, it's also a great spot for windsurfing. There are ancient monuments in the area, while Rhodes Town is just 10 minutes away.